Environment & Agriculture Products

  • Modelling for Coastal Hydraulics and Engineering

    1st Edition

    By K. W. Chau

    Mechanistic models are often employed to simulate processes in coastal environments. However, these predictive tools are highly specialized, involve certain assumptions and limitations, and can be manipulated only by experienced engineers who have a thorough understanding of the underlying…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • GIS Applications in Agriculture, Volume Three

    Invasive Species, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sharon A. Clay

    While many "alien" plant and animal species are purposefully introduced into new areas as ornamentals, livestock, crops, and even pets, these species can escape into other areas and threaten agricultural and native ecosystems causing economic and environmental harm, or harm to human health.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Wildlife Science

    Connecting Research with Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph P. Sands, Stephen J. DeMaso, Matthew J. Schnupp, Leonard A. Brennan

    Despite the potential synergy that can result from basing management applications on results from research, there is a polarization of cultures between wildlife managers and wildlife researchers. Wildlife Science: Connecting Research with Management provides strategies for bridging cultural and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Cumulative Effects in Wildlife Management

    Impact Mitigation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul R Krausman, Lisa K. Harris

    As humans continue to encroach on wildlands, quality and quantity of wildlife habitat decreases before our eyes. A housing development here, a shopping mall there, a few more trees cut here, another road put in there, each of these diminishes available habitat. Unless the cumulative effects of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Ecology and Biomechanics

    A Mechanical Approach to the Ecology of Animals and Plants, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Herrel, Thomas Speck, Nicholas P. Rowe

    We live in a well-engineered universe. This engineering is present in every system and organism in existence, including in the actions and interactions of plants and animals. In fact, one could say that the function and movement of plants and animals is just as much a part of their makeup as…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Genomics in Regulatory Ecotoxicology

    Applications and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Ankley, Ann Miracle, Edward J. Perkins, George P. Daston

    Fueled partially by large, well-publicized efforts such as the Human Genome Project, genomic research is a rapidly growing area in multiple biological disciplines, including toxicology. Much of this potential, however, has been discussed in the literature and at technical meetings only in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Quality Aspects in Spatial Data Mining

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alfred Stein, Wenzhong Shi, Wietske Bijker

    Describes the State-of-the-Art in Spatial Data Mining, Focuses on Data QualitySubstantial progress has been made toward developing effective techniques for spatial information processing in recent years. This science deals with models of reality in a GIS, however, and not with reality itself.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Advances in Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables Processing

    1st Edition

    By Olga Martin-Belloso, Robert Soliva Fortuny

    Despite a worldwide increase in demand for fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, in many countries these products are prepared in uncontrolled conditions and have the potential to pose substantial risk for consumers. Correspondingly, researchers have ramped up efforts to provide adequate technologies and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • GIS and Archaeological Site Location Modeling

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark W. Mehrer, Konnie L. Wescott

    Although archaeologists are using GIS technology at an accelerating rate, publication of their work has not kept pace. A state-of-the-art exploration the subject, GIS and Archaeological Site Location Modeling pulls together discussions of theory and methodology, scale, data, quantitative methods,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Alternative Protein Sources in Aquaculture Diets

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chhorn Lim, Cheng-Sheng Lee, Carl D Webster

    A unique resource that describes the ingredients included in an aquaculture diet, species profiles, processing methods, impacts to environment and industry, and more. Aquaculture is and will remain a major food producing sector in the future. To become more efficient and successful in the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Insect Pest Management

    Techniques for Environmental Protection, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jack E. Rechcigl, Nancy A. Rechcigl

    Insect pest control continues to be a challenge for agricultural producers and researchers. Insect resistance to commonly used pesticides and the removal of toxic pesticides from the market have taken their toll on the ability of agricultural producers to produce high quality, pest-free crops…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Agroecosystem Sustainability

    Developing Practical Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen R. Gliessman

    Agroecologists from around the world share their experiences in the analysis and development of indicators of agricultural sustainability in Agroecosystem Sustainability: Developing Practical Strategies. The authors build on the resource-conserving aspects of traditional, local, and small-scale…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

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